Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover
we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or whenever we get around to it) to talk about current news and our boring lives and to make fun of LaEscapee! If we are ever running late, it’s PhilJD’s fault.
This Day in History
President Richard Nixon says he’ll resign; Thieves stage Britain’s ‘Great Train Robbery’; Nazi saboteurs in the U.S. executed during World War II; Mexico’s Emiliano Zapata and actor Dustin Hoffman born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
This Friday News Dump Is Radioactive Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
DOJ’s Accounting of Its FISA Errors Cannot Be Compared to the Carter Page Report emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
A new Pew Poll on COVID digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Unpresidented sabotage Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
In the Drive to Curb Police Abuses, Rein in Their Tech Too Lauren Sarkesian, Just Security
I Ran the DHS Intelligence Unit. Its Reports on Journalists are Concerning. Francis X. Taylor, Lawfare
The Passive-Aggressive Vices of John Roberts Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
David Brooks: After Total War Can Come Total Living driftglass, at his blog
DC Circuit Tells Don McGahn To Shut Up And Sing Jamie Lynn Crofts, Wonkette
Well Of Course They Had To Un-Suspend Georgia Student, Or She’d Still Be On CNN! Doktor Zoom, Wonkette
Progressive Underdog Marquita Bradshaw Wins TN Democratic Senate Primary On One-Eightieth The $$$ Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette
CIA Treating Senate’s Dumbest Republican Like Toxic Dump Human He Is Evan Hurst, Wonkette
Florida Gov Ron DeSantis Orders All Schoolkids Back Into The Water Liz Dye, Wonkette